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Des Allemands fights for a traffic light

L.J. Frickey recounted the near miss he experienced at the very spot an estimated 100 people told officials at Wednesday's town meeting to place a traffic signal.Read More...
September 13 at 5:30 am
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St. Charles school salaries rank among highest in Louisiana

Calling it a necessary competitive edge to retain best talent, St. Charles Parish Public Schools' teachers, principals and administrators are among the highest earners in Louisiana systems.Read More...
September 13 at 5:00 am
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Parish will seek to cancel boat launch deal

St. Charles Parish President Larry Cochran announced that the parish will introduce a new ordinance seeking council approval to cancel the Gator Cove Marina II lease. Read More...
September 08 at 5:55 pm
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St. Charles named 2nd best school system in state

St. Charles Parish Public Schools ranked as the second best school district statewide by the national website Niche's 2018 Best School Districts in Louisiana ranking.Read More...
September 06 at 10:33 am
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Accused slasher of three St. Charles police car tires charged with criminal damage

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Aaron Rogers on Saturday for allegedly slashing tires on three police cars in Luling.Read More...
September 06 at 10:31 am
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Football star opens cafe'

Jerico Nelson has served up plenty of highlights during his time as a football star. These days, the Destrehan High School alumnus is serving things up in a more traditional sense. Read More...
September 06 at 10:25 am
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Destrehan man pleads guilty in bizarre shooting

The strange case of Destrehan man Chad Guillot, charged with chasing an apparent house guest of his friend out of her Montz residence and then shooting him in the chest, has concluded with Guillot pleading guilty to aggravated battery.Read More...
September 06 at 10:21 am
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St. Charles Council approves 'world-class' marina, boat launch

St. Charles Parish councilmembers approved an estimated $3 million "world-class" marina and boat launch for the West Bank despite being challenged about the terms of the land deal.Read More...
September 06 at 10:20 am
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St. Charles Parish president arrested in Kenner

St. Charles Parish President Lawrence "Larry" Cochran was arrested today (Sept. 2) for allegedly driving while intoxicated.Read More...
September 02 at 8:21 pm
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Bent's celebrates grand opening of expanded 22-acre location in Boutte

Though Bent's RV has been open in Boutte since 2014, Sept. 8 nonetheless marks a significant grand opening celebration. Read More...
September 01 at 10:36 am
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Craigslist scammer robs woman, dumps her pets in St. Rose

Natasha Hornes had lined up a ride to be with her fiance', but it went horribly wrong.Read More...
September 01 at 10:34 am
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Boutte man pleads guilty in ‘GoPro robbery’

A man arrested on New Year’s Eve accused of meeting a victim to finalize an online transaction before robbing him at gunpoint pleaded guilty to first-degree robbery.Read More...
August 31 at 4:29 pm
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Operation Spark lights up students for computer coding

There is a deep digital divide in the nation, but not for the St. Charles Parish School district students chosen for Operation Spark.Read More...
August 31 at 4:24 pm
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Bike, walking paths planned for Montz, Hahnville

Identified by the public as the No. 1 need for St. Charles Parish, planned walking and biking paths are making headway in plans and funding.Read More...
August 31 at 10:43 am
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Destrehan producer will tackle 'Battle of New Orleans'

Less than a month after releasing "Kidnap" starring Halle Berry, Gold Star Films' Todd Trosclair and Joey Tufaro have been brought in to co-produce the Atchity Brothers' stalled "The Battle of New Orleans."Read More...
August 30 at 10:23 am
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Dat Dads cook-off raises more than $27K for cancer victims

More than $27,800 was raised at last Saturday's (Aug. 19) Cooking for a Cause pastalaya cook-off at the West Bank Bridge Park, benefitting the families of Luling's Ann Martinez and Hahnville's Rebecca Tassara. Read More...
August 30 at 10:20 am
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Man found guilty of killing 16-year-old, dumping body in St. Rose
Man found guilty of killing 16-year-old, dumping body in St. Rose
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Daniel Beckley, the Kenner man arrested last year on the charge of murdering 16-year-old Jorion White and leaving her body in St. Rose, was found guilty of second degree murder and obstruction of justice Friday.